His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety’s ‘Grave­yard Sym­po­sium’

Gorey Guardian - - NEWS -

THE North Wex­ford His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will host ‘Grave­yard Sym­po­sium’ Satur­day, Septem­ber 16, in the Ash­down Park Ho­tel, Gorey.

Be­come en­light­ened by the her­itage trea­sure that are present in the grave­yards of Wex­ford and Wick­low, from both an artis­tic and ge­nealog­i­cal as­pect, and meet like minded peo­ple who are in­ter­ested in head­stones.

Reg­is­tra­tion is at 9.30 a.m., fol­lowed by a va­ri­ety of dis­cus­sions from: ar­chae­ol­o­gist Gerry Mullins; ge­neal­o­gist John Nan­gle; ar­chae­ol­o­gist Chris­ti­aan Cor­lett; sec­re­tary of the so­ci­ety Phillip Jones.

Af­ter, lunch will be served from 1.15 p.m. un­til 2.30 p.m., where par­tic­i­pants will then go on a bus trip to Mar­ket Square and Kil­nahue Grave­yards.

The fee is €30, to book your con­tact 087 336 9897 by Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 13.

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